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Running coach Jason Kehoe reflects on a great year of racing in 2017

Running coach Jason Kehoe reflects on a great year of racing in 2017

Using the same training principles we use with all our athletes to prevent injury and to develop peak performance, we were able to work together as coach and athlete to have a very successful year on the road, mountains, trails and in cross country. Read all about the Irish Champion’s 2017 goals, battles, disappointments and…

Galtymore Mountain – Irish Championships 2017 Final Showdown

Galtymore Mountain – Irish Championships 2017 Final Showdown

Round 5 of the Irish Mountain Running Championships and I’m over 60 seconds behind Brian Furey as we descend Cush mountain with 2km of descent to go. Moments ago I had all but given in, asking myself: ‘Would 2nd place be so bad after all? Sure just give up and coast home.’ But I apparently…

Arthur Lydiard’s 100th Birthday

Arthur Lydiard’s 100th Birthday

‘Coach of the Century’ now a centurian On July 6th 2017 it would have been Arthur Lydiard’s 100th birthday. If you hadn’t realised by now we are advocates of this great New Zealand man’s work and our company name ‘ChampionsEverywhere’ is derived from one of his quotes:  “There are champions everywhere. Every street’s got them.…

RUN CLUB – BANK OF NY MELLON – Monthly Subscription

RUN CLUB – BANK OF NY MELLON – Monthly Subscription

SUBSCRIBE BELOW – €22 per month! RUN CLUB What is Run Club? Who is it for? Do I have to be fit?  Run Club services runners of all levels from those interested in getting started to very experienced competitors. We provide training plans and weekly sessions for several different levels of experience. What are the goals…

Evidence why you should transition to minimalist running

Evidence why you should transition to minimalist running

I was at a very useful lecture in IT Tallaght, Dublin last week given by Sports Science lecturer Dr. Joe Warne on Barefoot Running entitled: ‘Training footwear and avoiding injury’. Dr. Warne has a number of published papers in this area which look at things such as running performance as well as metatarsal stress fractures.…

One minute ‘miracle’ running technique makeover

One minute ‘miracle’ running technique makeover

We love our jobs as running technique specialists, we know what the ideal characteristics of a runner with good technique looks like…but the real skill is moulding the runners we work with into that ideal. Coaching Cues We achieve this through coaching cues. Each cue has it’s own individual and personal meaning to the student.…

Here’s mud in your eye! Big brother trying to scare us again?

Here’s mud in your eye! Big brother trying to scare us again?

I mostly stay away from the news because rarely do I read a story that puts a spring in my step, it’s doom and gloom headlines which sells papers. But today I found myself checking out the independent.ie website and low and behold there was the Irish Independent Newspaper headline: “‘Mud run’ and ‘adventure race’…

Jason Kehoe wins “Hell and Back” with fastest overall time

Jason Kehoe wins “Hell and Back” with fastest overall time

I found myself in the unlikeliest of places last weekend along with 4,000 other people, the ‘Hell and Back’ challenge taking place in Belmont Estate in Co. Wicklow. 12km of some of the most interesting terrain and obstacles I have yet had the ‘pleasure’ of running through. My younger brother and friends had bought their…

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